S5 E10: The Power Structure, Not the Energy Source

The first of two concluding episodes in Season 5, in which we focus on solutions. In Part 10 of The Repair, we look at the actions and policies that people need to push for —now — to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change.

Reported by Amy Westervelt. Script editor, Cheryl Devall. Production and mix by John Biewen. Interviews with Kate Marvel, Ken Caldeira, Julian Brave Noisecat, Kate Aronoff, Naomi Klein, Julia Steinberger, Leah Stokes, Heidi Marmon, Tamara Toles O’Laughlin, Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Tara Houska, and Max Berger.

Music in this episode by Lili HaydnKim CarrollChris WestlakeLesley BarberCora Miron, goodnight Lucas, and Maetar. Music consulting by Joe Augustine of Narrative Music.

Season 5 art by Mara Guevarra. Episode image: Climate activists, led by Indigenous elders, at a People Vs. Fossil Fuels march on Indigenous People’s Day, October 11, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Photo by John Biewen. Image editing by Mara Guevarra.

The Repair is supported by Scene on Radio listener-donors, and by the International Women’s Media Foundation.

Download a PDF of the transcript here.